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Kremlin Wades Into Ukrainian Turmoil – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalA protester shouts in Kiev’s Independence Square on Tuesday, when Ukraine’s premier resigned and Parliament repealed new antidissent laws. Nur Photo / Zuma Press. KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s president tried to placate demonstrators on Tuesday…

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West, Iran activate landmark nuclear deal – Reuters

ReutersVIENNA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Iran has halted its most sensitive nuclear operations under a preliminary deal with world powers, winning some relief from economic sanctions on Monday in a ground-breaking exchange that could ease a threat…

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US, EU begin sanctions relief for Iran – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — The United States and European Union began easing some economic sanctions against Iran on Monday as Tehran announced that it has ceased certain nuclear activities that it agreed to halt as part…

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The clock starts on Iran nuclear deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMonday marks the start of the six-month nuclear deal between the United States, allies, and Iran. President Obama’s administration announced Monday that Iran has begun cutting back on uranium enrichment activities; in return the…

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Israel berates ‘pro-Palestinian EU’ – BBC News

BBC NewsIsrael has summoned the ambassadors of Britain, France, Italy and Spain, accusing their countries of pro-Palestinian bias. The Foreign Ministry said the envoys would be told that their “perpetual one-sided stance” is unacceptable. On…

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Google antitrust offer rejected in Europe – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Google’s latest offer to end an antitrust investigation in Europe was rejected by authorities in the region, leaving a question mark over how the world’s largest Internet search provider operates in…

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Who has the power in Ukraine’s crisis? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s opposition appears confident and shows no sign of relenting in its standoff with the government. The government has made some gestures toward the opposition, rejected some of its main…

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Russia slaps EU overreaction to Ukrainian U-turn – Xinhua

XinhuaMOSCOW, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) — The European Union (EU)’s reaction towards Ukraine’s suspension to sign an integration deal with it was “bordering on hysteria,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday. After studying the agreement…


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